Update May 27 2015
Summer Student Job Description
The AIDS Walk Assistant works with the Program Coordinator to coordinate and implement key aspects of the Scotia Bank AIDS Walk for Life
The main scope of this position will involve setting up a summer promotion team, setting up promotional events, soliciting new teams for the walk, meeting with potential donors as well as some donation gathering for the event. One of the main skills required for this position is the ability and comfort level in reaching out to others at events or local businesses to get involved. Demonstrated experience in public relations, theatre, drama, sales and/or public speaking and awareness activities will definitely be an asset.
Amber LeBlanc, Program Coordinator
Weekly meetings, work plans will be established and ongoing collaboration with supervisor around the development and implementation of events.
- Solicit new companies and groups to join as teams for the Scotia Bank AIDS Walk in September
- Solicit donations for walker prizes.
- Identify and support the promotion of the September Walk event through various social media platforms and other opportunities where appropriate.
- Design and cultivate strategies to continue to build upon existing donor relationships as well as new relationships to support the walk.
- Maintain files and lists of achievements throughout the weekly work planning
- Assist in the solicitation of event sponsors
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Experience in sales, event promotion, marketing, theatre, drama or other similar skill areas that support engaging others
- Experience and an understanding of what is involved in event planning
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks while being flexible
- Strong personal initiative and a passion for the cause
- Ability to work independently and to meet deadlines is essential.
- Experience using word-processing, spreadsheet and some understanding of data base software.
- Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
- Sensitivity to and a demonstrated understanding of HIV/AIDS related stigma & discrimination
Summer Student Grant, to be eligible, students must:
- Be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
- Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
- Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,
- Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.
A resume that shows your last employment positions or employment history, education and volunteer work or professional development activities. Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Application Deadline: Midnight on June 12th, 2015
Salary: 30 hrs/week; $10.60/hr
Position Details: Temporary Employment of 8 weeks
Position Start Date: June 29, 2015
Send Applications to:
Northern AIDS Connection Society
Email Only: firstname.lastname@example.org
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For Information on this program in the northern region of the province, please email email@example.com or call 902-895-0931.
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